From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number 63-26-12
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Attic
Provenience Mediterranean
Manufacture Location Attica
Date Made ca. 500 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic
Technique Black Figure
Iconography Heracles | Amazons | Iolaos?

Shoulder lekythos, complete except for handle and a section of shoulder. Disk foot, glazed above only. Lower wall glazed. Above it a reserved band, then a glazed band at the top of which is a purple, wheel-run line. On wall: scene of Herakles, at left, attacking two armed Amazons. Behind Herakles an armed male figure advances to left (Iolaos?). On shoulder, row of vertical dashes at base of neck and, below, lotus bud pattern. Neck reserved. Lip glazed inside and out except top surface. Surface of lekythos much pitted.

Height 20.5 cm
Outside Diameter 8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs Earl Ford, 1963

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